TRENTON, N.J. (CBSNewYork/AP) – Motorists continue to see lower prices at the pumps in New Jersey.
AAA Mid-Atlantic says the average price of a gallon of regular gas in the state on Friday was $2.16, down a penny from last week. That’s also much lower than the price from a year ago, when motorists were paying $3.38.READ MORE: Police Arrest Man With 37 Prior Arrests In Connection To Attempted Burglary In The Bronx
This marks the fourth straight week that pump prices have fallen in New Jersey.
The national average price on Friday was $2.40, down 3 cents from last week. But that’s still much lower than the national average from a year ago, when motorists were paying $3.57.READ MORE: Small Plane Makes Emergency Landing On Fire Island Beach
Analysts say gas prices will likely remain flat, assuming crude oil prices don’t unexpectedly rebound. But there is concern that rising political tensions in the Middle East could prove troublesome.
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